Ford Explorer: Maintenance / Opening and Closing the Hood

Ford Explorer 2020-2024 Owners Manual / Maintenance / Opening and Closing the Hood

Opening the Hood

  1. Open the left-hand front door.
  2. Fully pull the hood release lever and let it completely retract.

    Note: This action releases the hood latch.

  3. Fully pull the hood release lever for a second time.

    Note: This action fully releases the hood.

  4. Open the hood.

    Note: There is no secondary latch under the hood.

  5. Support the hood with the strut.

Note: Hold the yellow section of the hood strut.

Closing the Hood

  1. Remove the strut from the catch and secure it correctly in the clip.
  2. Lower the hood and allow it to drop under its own weight for the last 10–14 in (25–35 cm).

Note: Make sure that the hood is correctly closed.

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    4 Inch Display

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    B - Information display.

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    D - Fuel gauge.

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